Archive - Jun 29, 2012 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Punxsutawney Borough Police Chief Tom Fedigan reminds residents about the traffic and parking restriction for todayâ€™s Old Home Week Parade.Â
The parade will begin at 4 p.m., and parking restrictions will begin at noon.
The streets affected by the parking restrictions will include East and West Mahoning streets, Union Street and Chestnut Street.Â
The parking restrictions will be lifted at the conclusion of the parade.Â
Traffic will be restricted along Mahoning Street around 3:30 p.m. until the conclusion of the parade.Â
Sunday through Saturday, July 7
â€˘ Food vendors in Barclay Square.
â€˘ Arts and crafts vendors.
â€˘ Sponsor vendors.
â€˘ Bring lawn chairs â€“ No seating available.
â€˘ Rides and games provided by Fun Zone.
Sunday through Saturday 1 to 4 and 5 to 9 p.m.
â€˘ Bake sales â€“ Various churches and organizations.
â€˘ REACT First Aid booth.
â€˘ Proud member of the Pennsylvania State Association of Country Fairs.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. â€” Free registration for Punxsutawney Festival custom car show at Powell & Associates lot.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The 46th-annual Groundhog Festival will get underway Sunday morning in Barclay Square.
â€śI can always remember which anniversary it is, because itâ€™s the same number as the Super Bowl,â€ť said Roger Steele, Groundhog Festival Committee chairperson. â€śWeâ€™re the summer Super Bowl festival, because weâ€™re the same age.â€ť
This summer, however, committee members prepared for the week-long event with heavy hearts, following the passing of long-time committee member Ursula Albino.